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AMC evaluating power-projection capabilities in Defender-Europe 20

Mon, 02/10/2020 - 12:00am
The Army's strength lies in its capacity to project power, which is why the force is evaluating its ability to move, gather, reposition, and sustain large-scale combat capabilities throughout exercise Defender-Europe 20.

New technology recognizes faces in the dark, far away

Mon, 02/10/2020 - 12:00am
Army scientists are on the verge of perfecting facial-recognition technology that can identify figures in the dark, by applying thermal imagery and artificial intelligence to match features with existing databases.

AMC evaluating power-projection capabilities in Defender-Europe 2020

Mon, 02/10/2020 - 12:00am
The Army's strength lies in its capacity to project power, which is why the force is evaluating its ability to move, gather, reposition, and sustain large-scale combat capabilities throughout exercise Defender-Europe 20.

DOD vows to help Exceptional Family Member Program

Mon, 02/10/2020 - 12:00am
The Defense Department is working to improve the Exceptional Family Member Program with several initiatives, a Defense Department official said at a House Armed Services Committee hearing.

Army aggressively moves forward on OMFV, seeks industry input on path forward

Fri, 02/07/2020 - 12:00am
Today the Army issued a market survey for the Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle (OMFV) program, formally marking the official "restart" to produce a transformational infantry fighting vehicle.

Soldier uses Army values to mentor young football players

Fri, 02/07/2020 - 12:00am
Football coach Gary Freeman Jr. was running late for practice one day and showed up wearing his Army uniform. That's when Freeman said it truly sank in for his players that he not only serves his community as a volunteer coach, but also his country as a Soldier.

Vice chief of staff: Speed of modernization no longer at 'glacial pace'

Fri, 02/07/2020 - 12:00am
In his first six months on the job, the Army's vice chief of staff said the speed of an improved acquisition process has impressed him the most when it comes to tackling modernization.

Army scientists on verge of nearly unbreakable battery

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 12:00am
During an era of modernized warfare, a small cadre of Army scientists have pioneered an all but invincible, lightweight battery set to roll-out by 2024, officials say, with Soldier feedback expected next year.

Army leverages new alliance for 3-D printing goals

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 12:00am
Researchers meet to forge a collaboration among partners to improve 3-D printing

Army Secretary Ryan D. McCarthy, other service secretaries, meet with housing executives

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 12:00am
Army Secretary Ryan D. McCarthy and secretaries from the other military branches met Wednesday with senior executives from private housing companies to discuss ways to continue to improve housing for residents living on Army installations.

'milDrive' offers DoD more secure cloud storage solution

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 12:00am
The Defense Information Systems Agency has been offering "milDrive," a cloud-based storage solution for desktop users, for nearly a year.

Army pilot program focuses on quality of life at three 'austere' posts

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 12:00am
The Army has initiated a pilot program that targets quality-of-life improvements at Fort Irwin, California; Fort Polk, Louisiana; and Fort Wainwright, Alaska, said Army Materiel Command's top officer Tuesday.

Heroic Soldier credits training in saving man's life

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 12:00am
Soldiers in the U.S. Army never know when they will be called on to protect and serve the people of the U.S. This was especially true for Spc. David Sanchez-Diaz late one Sunday night in October 2019.

OSD advises service members against using DTC genetic testing

Wed, 02/05/2020 - 12:00am
It has come to the attention of the Department of Defense that some direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies are encouraging DOD personnel to purchase genetic ancestry and health information through the offering of military discounts or other incentives. These DTC genetic tests are largely unregulated and could expose personal and genetic information and potentially create unintended security consequences and increased risk to the joint force and mission.

Warrior medics supporting critical Armed Services Blood Program

Wed, 02/05/2020 - 12:00am
Since 1962, the Armed Services Blood Program has served as the primary provider of blood for the United States military. As a tri-service organization, the ASBP collects, processes, stores and distributes blood and blood products to Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, Marines and their Families worldwide.

Soldier reaches milestone with induction into elite organization

Wed, 02/05/2020 - 12:00am
Sgt. 1st Class Charles L. Miller II, Operations Noncommissioned Officer to the Deputy Commanding General of Operations, First Army, and a Pennsylvania National Guard member, recently joined the prestigious Audie Murphy club during an induction ceremony here. He credits hard work and the influence of transformational mentors for his success

Army research may improve stroke, TBI treatment

Tue, 02/04/2020 - 12:00am
Army-funded research may contribute to new treatment strategies for stroke patients with potential implications for traumatic brain injuries.

Military leaders brief lawmakers on budget needs

Tue, 02/04/2020 - 12:00am
The commanders of U.S. Africa Command and U.S. Southern Command shared the challenges their commands face with lawmakers on Capitol Hill.

Army develops big data approach to neuroscience

Mon, 02/03/2020 - 12:00am
A big data approach to neuroscience promises to significantly improve our understanding of the relationship between brain activity and performance.

Air defense branch offering $60,000 bonus for warrant officers

Mon, 02/03/2020 - 12:00am
The air defense artillery branch is looking for warrant officers to fill its manning gaps. The need is so great that the Army is offering a $60,000 incentive to Soldiers, said Chief Warrant Officer 4 Jonathon Boone, ADA Proponent warrant officer.

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